This is a short personal account about a contractor who helped us for many years, renovating our offices. We knew him since the early days when we moved to an office downtown. The story is in Chinese (Traditional script).
Seamus Phan, a health and fitness enthusiast since his childhood as 100m sprinter, karate and muay thai martial artist, and bodybuilder, writes on all things health and fitness. Personal opinions only, not meant as medical advice.
The debate on the COVID19 saga whether it is a "black swan" or a "white swan" continues. To me, this COVID19 event is a preventable tragedy just as fellow academic Nassim Taleb who coined the "black swan" term said it is - a "white swan"; not only in terms of lives, but in terms of economies and livelihood too. It is a worrying trend and time.
We face a graying population worldwide, and it is a global situation that cannot be swept aside. And yet, are we giving our attention to our elders?
It is right to respect elders, because they bring wisdom and strength of character to empower and nurture the younger generation. But what happens when an elder walks in the opposite direction?